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Opinion & Analysis

[The Farmers’ Protest] Are Farm Laws Biting the Hands That Feed Us?

Here’s a quick look at the two sides of the coin—The Farm Reform Bills and the Farmers’ Reservations about the said reforms.

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Pre-Arbitration Steps: Contractually Prescribed Pre-Arbitration Mediation, Emergency Awards and Court-Ordered Interim Relief

The determination regarding pre-arbitral steps and interim measures are riddled with intricacies of the applicable law(s) and contractual requirements, any applicable rules of arbitration and the strategic objectives intended to be achieved through the arbitration.

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Trademark Squatting Derails PS5 Console Launch in India

Sony’s much-awaited next-generation console – the PlayStation 5 (“PS5”) is set to release in mid-November 2020 in numerous countries.

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Time to Regulate Online Gamblers!

Gambling leads to crime, corruption and money laundering. However, proponents of regulated gambling argue that it can be a huge revenue for the state. Casinos in Goa contribute to hundreds of crores to the state exchequer.

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Civil Or Criminal Liability: Are Legal Cases The New Pressure Tactic?

The overall business environment has been under financial stress which has in some cases, led to fall-outs in parties involved in the business. This has in turn led to a rise in criminal and civil disputes. But there is a glaring question on how to differentiate between the two. In several cases, a

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Supreme Court's Stance in Arnab Goswami Case illustrates the Need for High Courts to do Full Justice

"Incumbent on HCs to ensure state machineries act reasonably, not on extraneous considerations."Dr Poornima Advani, Former NCW Chair

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Power of Arrest Under GST- Is It Open to Misuse?

The Government is taking several steps to ensure a business-friendly environment. Recent changes for decriminalizing offences under the Companies Act, steps for making faceless income tax assessments and appeals are examples of such robust measures. Allowing unrestricted powers of arrest in GST unde

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Key Reforms Impacting Contract Labour Under Code on Occupational Safety, Health and Working Conditions, 2020

The article broadly discusses key changes proposed to be introduced by OHS Code in relation to contract labour while primarily focusing on its applicability and impact on private sector establishments.

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Now Trending | Take Private

In the following writeup, Abhishek Dadoo and Shashank Patil from Khaitan & Co take you through a brief overview of certain key aspects governing take private deals in India.

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Female Coparcener’s Right in Ancestral Property: SC Ruling and Its Impact

The joint Hindu family or Hindu undivided family (HUF) is a structure recognised in Hindu customary law where the family members traditionally shared a common roof and conducted family business together. Property such as cash, securities, investments, business assets and land was jointly held for th

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